|Birth: ||Aug. 8, 1781|
|Death: ||Dec. 22, 1849|
Laurence's parentage is unknown.
Laurence married Elizabeth Gidin. They had three sons: Francis Joseph in 1814, John in 1819 and William in 1823. There was another child whose name has not survived.
On Aug. 16, 1817, he migrated with his wife and two children on the ship "Xenophon" through the Port of Philadelphia. Laurence mostly lived in Tinicum Twp., Bucks Co. after settling in the United States.
His occupation is unknown, but his sons were enumerated three times in a list of poor children whose educational fees had to be paid by Bucks Co.
He became an American citizen on Sep. 10, 1844. The names on his declaration and naturalization papers were Laurance Weidman, Lawrence Weitman and Lorentz Widman.
Laurence had 17 grandchildren and 336 known additional descendants as of late 2007.
Elizabeth Gidin Witman (1780 - 1856)
Francis Joseph Witman (1814 - 1894)*
John Whitman (1819 - 1891)*
William Whitman (1823 - 1898)*
Saint John the Baptist Roman Catholic Cemetery
Created by: Mary Jo C. Martin
Record added: Oct 13, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22145364